Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) Elected as Senior Deputy Speaker

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

House of Representatives’ Senior Deputy Speaker is Gloria Macapagal Arroyo GLORIA MACAPAGAL ARROYO – The former president and incumbent Pampanga representative has been elected as Senior Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives. GMA served as the 14th president of the Philippines from 2001 until 2010. She also served as vice president from 1998-2001, making her … Read more

House Approves Bill Seeking to Give P1-Million To Filipinos Aged 101

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House of Representatives OKs Bill Seeking to Grant P1-Million for 101-Year-Old Filipinos HOUSE – The lower chamber of the legislative branch approved the bill seeking to give P1 million to Filipinos aged 101. Undeniably, reaching the age of 80 and up is really a challenge nowadays considering the lifestyle that many people are living. There … Read more

House OKs Bill Requiring Planes To Play Pinoy Music Upon Landing

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House approved a bill requiring planes to play Pinoy music upon landing. HOUSE BILL — On Monday, the House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill that would require planes to play Pinoy music upon landing. The House of Representatives had recently approved a draft measure that would mandate the playing … Read more

Lower House Suspends Session To Honor Late President Noynoy Aquino

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Lower House suspended its session to honor late President Noynoy Aquino. On Tuesday, the House of Representatives suspended its session in order to honor late President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, who also served as a member of the Lower House. The Lower House honored the late President with an early suspension of its session a … Read more

House OKs Security Of Tenure Bill On Final Reading

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House approved Security of Tenure bill on final reading. The House of Representatives approved House Bill 7036 or the amended version of the proposed Security of Tenure Act on third and final reading. Through a 204-7 vote, the House of Representatives voted to pass the said bill proposing an end to labor-only contracting in the … Read more

House OKs Internet Transactions Act On Final Reading

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House approved proposed Internet Transactions Act on final reading The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved House Bill No. 7805 or the proposed Internet Transactions Act on third and final reading. Through a 232-6 vote, the House of Representatives approved a bill that would regulate commercial transactions online in order to protect both sellers and … Read more

House OKs Internet Transactions Bill On 2nd Reading

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House approve the Internet Transactions bill on second reading. The House of Representatives on Wednesday had approved on second reading the House Bill (HB) 7805 or the “Internet Transactions Act”. Voting via viva voce, the said bill sought to regulate commercial transactions in the internet in a bid to put an end to fraudulent transactions … Read more

Arnold Clavio Takes Swipe At “Balimbing” At the House of Representatives

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Arnold Clavio Warns People of “Balimbing” in House of Representatives ARNOLD CLAVIO – The GMA-7 News reporter took a swipe at “balimbing” at the House of Representatives. Recently, an issue that caught national attention took place in the House of Representatives. It was over the speakership that mainly involved Taguig-Pateros Representative Alan Peter Cayetano and … Read more

House Approves Bill Granting 25-Year Franchise To DITO Telecommunity

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The House of Representatives approved a bill granting 25-year franchise to DITO Telecommunity Corp. The House of Representatives on Monday approved the 25-year franchise bid of the third telco player in the Philippines, the DITO Telecommunity Corp. Voting 240-7-7, the lawmakers approved House Bill No. 7332 which renewed DITO Telecommunity Corporation’s franchise to “construct”, “establish”, … Read more

House Subcommittee Level Approves ‘Eddie Garcia Bill’

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House subcommittee level approved “Eddie Garcia Bill”. “Eddie Garcia bill” or a bill seeking to protect workers from the entertainment industry had been approved at the House subcommittee level. This, as the “Actors Occupational Safety and Health Standard Bill” or the House Bill 191 passed the subcommittee of the labor panel in the House of … Read more